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  • Location:
    Tampa, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Real Estate Law Litigation - Real Estate
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Tampa, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Litigation - Real Estate Real Estate Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Sarasota, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Litigation - Banking and Finance Commercial Litigation Litigation - Construction Litigation - Real Estate
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Miami, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation Litigation - Real Estate Litigation - Banking and Finance Litigation - Securities Litigation - Insurance Litigation - Mergers and Acquisitions Litigation - Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy)
Lawyer
  • Location:
    West Palm Beach, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Litigation - Mergers and Acquisitions Litigation - Banking and Finance Litigation - Real Estate Litigation - Securities Litigation - Trusts and Estates
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Fort Lauderdale, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Litigation - Real Estate Commercial Litigation Litigation - Banking and Finance
Lawyer
  • Location:
    West Palm Beach, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Litigation - Labor and Employment Litigation - Construction Commercial Litigation Litigation - Real Estate
Lawyer
  • Location:
    West Palm Beach, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation Litigation - Real Estate
Lawyer
  • Location:
    West Palm Beach, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Bet-the-Company Litigation Litigation - Securities Litigation - First Amendment Litigation - Land Use and Zoning Litigation - Real Estate Litigation - Construction Employment Law - Management Construction Law Commercial Litigation Litigation - Labor and Employment Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Tampa, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Litigation - Real Estate Litigation - Bankruptcy Litigation - Construction
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Orlando, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Environmental Law Land Use and Zoning Law Real Estate Law Government Relations Practice Litigation - Environmental Litigation - Real Estate
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Jacksonville, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law Commercial Litigation Litigation - Real Estate Litigation - Bankruptcy
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Miami, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Real Estate Law Litigation - Real Estate
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Coral Gables, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Litigation - Banking and Finance Litigation - Bankruptcy Commercial Litigation Litigation - Real Estate Litigation - Construction
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Jacksonville, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Litigation - Real Estate Litigation - Banking and Finance Commercial Litigation
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Miami, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Litigation - Real Estate
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Fort Lauderdale, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation Litigation - Real Estate Litigation - Construction
Lawyer
  • Location:
    West Palm Beach, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Insurance Law Bet-the-Company Litigation Litigation - Mergers and Acquisitions Litigation - Real Estate Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Commercial Litigation Litigation - Labor and Employment Professional Malpractice Law - Defendants Litigation - Insurance
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Miami, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Litigation - Real Estate
Lawyer
  • Location:
    West Palm Beach, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation Litigation - Banking and Finance Legal Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs Litigation - Real Estate Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants Legal Malpractice Law - Defendants Bet-the-Company Litigation Litigation - Mergers and Acquisitions Litigation - Trusts and Estates Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs Litigation - Insurance
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Sarasota, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Litigation - Real Estate Litigation - Construction
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Miami, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation Litigation - Construction Litigation - Real Estate Litigation - Municipal
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Fort Lauderdale, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Litigation - Real Estate Real Estate Law Commercial Litigation
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Orlando, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Mortgage Banking Foreclosure Law Litigation - Banking and Finance Litigation - Real Estate Commercial Litigation Litigation - Bankruptcy
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Naples, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Litigation - Real Estate Litigation - Trusts and Estates Commercial Litigation Bet-the-Company Litigation Litigation - Construction
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Miami, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation Litigation - Banking and Finance Litigation - Real Estate Litigation - Construction Bet-the-Company Litigation
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Miami, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation Litigation - Bankruptcy Litigation - Real Estate
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Orlando, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation Banking and Finance Law Litigation - Banking and Finance Litigation - Real Estate
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Tampa, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Equipment Finance Law Litigation - Real Estate Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law Litigation - Banking and Finance Commercial Litigation Litigation - Bankruptcy
Lawyer
  • Location:
    West Palm Beach, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Real Estate Law Litigation - Real Estate
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Fort Lauderdale, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation Litigation - Real Estate
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Fort Lauderdale, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Litigation - Real Estate Bet-the-Company Litigation Litigation - Banking and Finance Commercial Litigation
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Jacksonville, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Litigation - Real Estate Commercial Litigation Transportation Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Miami, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Litigation - Real Estate
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Miami, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Litigation - Real Estate
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Miami, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation Litigation - Real Estate Litigation - Intellectual Property
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Orlando, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Litigation - Real Estate
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Orlando, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation Litigation - Municipal Construction Law Litigation - Real Estate Litigation - Construction
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Miami, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Franchise Law Litigation - Intellectual Property Litigation - Real Estate Commercial Litigation
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Orlando, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law Litigation - Real Estate
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Tampa, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law Litigation - Real Estate Litigation and Controversy - Tax
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Hollywood, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Litigation - Real Estate
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Miami, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Litigation - Real Estate Real Estate Law
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Jacksonville, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Litigation - Bankruptcy Litigation - Trusts and Estates Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law Commercial Litigation Litigation - Banking and Finance Litigation - Real Estate
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Orlando, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Real Estate Law Litigation - Real Estate Litigation - Land Use and Zoning
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Jacksonville, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation Litigation - Banking and Finance Litigation - Land Use and Zoning Product Liability Litigation - Defendants Litigation - Real Estate
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Tampa, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation Litigation - Real Estate
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Orlando, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation Litigation - Land Use and Zoning Litigation - Real Estate
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Miami, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Litigation - Real Estate
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Naples, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Litigation - Construction Litigation - Real Estate Commercial Litigation Litigation - Municipal
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Miami, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation Litigation - Real Estate Litigation - Bankruptcy
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Miami, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Litigation - Real Estate
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Mark F. Raymond was awarded  "Lawyer of the Year" in

Mark F. Raymond

Broad and Cassel
  • Location:
    Miami, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Public Finance Law Commercial Litigation Bet-the-Company Litigation Litigation - Banking and Finance Litigation - Securities Litigation - Real Estate Litigation - Mergers and Acquisitions
Lawyer
  • Location:
    West Palm Beach, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation Bet-the-Company Litigation Litigation - Securities Litigation - Real Estate Litigation - Construction
Lawyer
  • Location:
    West Palm Beach, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Litigation - Real Estate Litigation - Banking and Finance Commercial Litigation
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Miami, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Real Estate Law Construction Law Litigation - Real Estate
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Fort Lauderdale, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Litigation - Real Estate
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Miami, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation Litigation - Real Estate
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Tampa, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Litigation - Securities Professional Malpractice Law - Defendants Commercial Litigation Litigation - Real Estate Construction Law Litigation - Construction
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Tampa, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Litigation - Real Estate Commercial Litigation Litigation - Banking and Finance Litigation - Construction
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Fort Lauderdale, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Litigation - Construction Litigation - Real Estate Commercial Litigation Litigation - Land Use and Zoning
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Fort Lauderdale, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Litigation - Land Use and Zoning Litigation - Real Estate
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Orlando, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Litigation - Banking and Finance Litigation - Real Estate Commercial Litigation
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Orlando, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation Bet-the-Company Litigation Litigation - Real Estate Litigation - Construction
Lawyer
  • Location:
    Naples, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Litigation - Real Estate

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Practice Area Definition

Litigation - Real Estate Definition

The practice of commercial real estate litigation concerns income-producing real estate properties and projects of a wide variety, including office buildings, retail centers, apartment buildings and condominium developments, hotels, and industrial and specialty properties. Litigation can arise in any aspect of these projects from acquisition and financing to development and construction to management and leasing. The disputes can be as varied as the parties and the projects themselves.

For developers, litigation can arise with land sellers over purchase and sale agreements; with municipalities over zoning and entitlements; and with contractors over construction bidding, cost overruns, and construction defects and delays. For lenders, litigation can arise with borrowers over loan commitments, loan defaults and associated debt, and collateral recovery; with junior and mezzanine lenders over subordination obligations; and with mechanic lienors over priority rights to the real property and loan proceeds. For property owners, disputes can arise with retail and commercial tenants over unpaid rent, repair and restoration obligations, and rights of first refusal.

Disputes regularly arise out of the often-complicated and interrelated contracts of the various parties with interests in the property, and tort claims of various kinds may be asserted, from broad common law claims, such as fraud and tortious interference, to more real estate-specific claims, such as trespass, encroachment, and nuisance. Equitable considerations are often present because of the unique nature of real property rights. Special insurance rights, such as title and builder’s risk policies, may be implicated.

Top-tier lawyers in the area should have a comprehensive understanding of the contractual relations, business goals, and equitable and tort concepts attendant to the entire project. Practitioners may find themselves in state, federal, or bankruptcy courts, or, particularly in construction disputes, in arbitration.

William J. Dorsey, Partner
Timothy J. Patenode, Partner
Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP

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The practice of commercial real estate litigation concerns income-producing real estate properties and projects of a wide variety, including office buildings, retail centers, apartment buildings and condominium developments, hotels, and industrial and specialty properties. Litigation can arise in any aspect of these projects from acquisition and financing to development and construction to management and leasing. The disputes can be as varied as the parties and the projects themselves.

For developers, litigation can arise with land sellers over purchase and sale agreements; with municipalities over zoning and entitlements; and with contractors over construction bidding, cost overruns, and construction defects and delays. For lenders, litigation can arise with borrowers over loan commitments, loan defaults and associated debt, and collateral recovery; with junior and mezzanine lenders over subordination obligations; and with mechanic lienors over priority rights to the real property and loan proceeds. For property owners, disputes can arise with retail and commercial tenants over unpaid rent, repair and restoration obligations, and rights of first refusal.

Disputes regularly arise out of the often-complicated and interrelated contracts of the various parties with interests in the property, and tort claims of various kinds may be asserted, from broad common law claims, such as fraud and tortious interference, to more real estate-specific claims, such as trespass, encroachment, and nuisance. Equitable considerations are often present because of the unique nature of real property rights. Special insurance rights, such as title and builder’s risk policies, may be implicated.

Top-tier lawyers in the area should have a comprehensive understanding of the contractual relations, business goals, and equitable and tort concepts attendant to the entire project. Practitioners may find themselves in state, federal, or bankruptcy courts, or, particularly in construction disputes, in arbitration.